Barbara Ball

28 March 1717–13 January 1770 (Age 52)
Dietikon, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Ball was born on 28 March 1717, in Dietikon, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Felix Boll, was 39 and her mother, Anna Lips, was 36. She married Heinrich Hug on 7 February 1746, in Schlieren, Schlieren, Zürich, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 13 January 1770, in Schlieren, Schlieren, Zürich, Switzerland, at the age of 52.

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Heinrich Hug
Barbara Ball
Marriage: 7 February 1746
Felix Hug
Johannes Hug

Spouse and Children

7 February 1746
Schlieren, Schlieren, Zürich, Switzerland


    Felix Hug


    Johannes Hug


Parents and Siblings

    Felix Boll


    Anna Lips




Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a short, fat person, from Middle English bal(le) ‘ball’ (Old English ball, Old Norse bǫllr).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a knoll or rounded hill, from the same Middle English word, bal(le), used in this sense.3 English: from the Old Norse personal name Balle, derived either from ballr ‘dangerous’ or bǫllr ‘ball’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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